Nabinagar Upazila

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Nabinagar
নবীনগর
Upazila
Nabinagar is located in Bangladesh
Nabinagar
Nabinagar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°53′N 90°59′E / 23.883°N 90.983°E / 23.883; 90.983Coordinates: 23°53′N 90°59′E / 23.883°N 90.983°E / 23.883; 90.983
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Brahmanbaria District
Area
 • Total 353.66 km2 (136.55 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 493,518
 • Density 1,409/km2 (3,650/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Nabinagar

Nabinagar (Bengali: নবীনগর ) is an Upazila of Brahmanbaria District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Nabinagar Thana was turned into an upazila in 1983.

Geography[edit]

Nabinagar is located at 23°53′00″N 90°59′00″E / 23.8833°N 90.9833°E / 23.8833; 90.9833. It has 94,871 households and a total area of 86,568 acres (350.328 km²).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Nabinagar had a population of 493,518. This comprised 230,227 males and 263,291 females, with males constituting 46.65% of the population, and females 53.35%. Nabinagar has an average literacy rate of 43.60%, comprising 42.80% among males and 44.30% among females. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

Administration[edit]

Nabinagar Upazila is divided into Nabinagar Municipality and 21 union parishads: Barail, Barikandi, Biddyakut, Birgaon, Bitghar (Tiara), Ibrahimpur, Junedpur, Kaitala Dakshin, Kaitala Uttar, Krishnanagar, Laur Fatehpur, Natghar, Paschim Nabinagar, Purba Nabinagar, Rasullabad, Ratanpur, Salimganj, Satmura, Shibpur, Shyamgram, and Sreerampur. The union parishads are subdivided into 149 mauzas and 200 villages.

Nabinagar Municipality is subdivided into 9 wards and 18 mahallas.[1]

The current Member of Parliament is Fayzur Rahman ( Brahmanbaria-5) [2]

Education[edit]

There are 4 colleges, 25 high schools, 8 Madrasas, 144 government primary schools and 55 non-government primary schools. According to Banglapedia, Nabinagar Pilot High School, founded in 1896, Bidyakut Amar High School (1913), and Kaitala Jajneshwar High School (1918) are notable secondary schools.[3]

Media[edit]

The Weekly Malaya is a local newspaper serving the Nabinagar Upazila region.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Brahmanbaria" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved July 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Contact an MP". Parliament.gov.bd. 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2015-09-29. 
  3. ^ Baten, Md. Abu (2012). "Nabinagar". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

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